passphrases with more than 160 bits of entropy

Matt Crawford crawdad at
Thu Mar 23 13:25:58 EST 2006

On Mar 22, 2006, at 20:11, John Denker wrote:

>> But if you apply  thoughtfully to a single fixed sequence, you  
>> correctly get the answer  zero.
> I agree with all that, except for the "But".  Shannon well knew that
> the entropy was zero in such a situation.

Sure.  The "but" was to someone who thought the application would  
give a different answer.

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